Seward & Kissel Represents TechInsights in its Acquisition of VLSI Research

August 17, 2021

On August 16, 2021, TechInsights Inc., the authoritative information platform serving the semiconductor and related markets, announced its acquisition of VLSI Research Inc., the award-winning provider of market and economic analysis covering the semiconductor supply chain.  Seward & Kissel is pleased to have represented TechInsights Inc. in connection with this middle market M&A transaction.

Over the course of thirty years, TechInsights has developed the world’s largest technical analysis database and extensive expertise in multiple technical industries and disciplines.  Founded in 1976, San Jose-based VLSI is led by visionary CEO and Chairman Dan Hutcheson, who for over 40 years has had the opportunity to engage semiconductor legends Gordon Moore, Robert Noyce and Jerry Sanders among others, leveraging this unique access and insight to empower executives with strategic and tactical marketing value.

Seward & Kissel LLP ( is a leading New York law firm, originally established in 1890, offering legal advice emphasizing business, financial and commercial law and related litigation. The firm’s Business Transactions Group handles middle-market M&A, private equity, venture capital and joint venture transactions involving a wide variety of industries. The firm is ranked as Highly Regarded for Corporate/M&A by Chambers USA and is recommended by The Legal 500 in the middle-market M&A category, stating that Seward & Kissel “regularly acts for private equity firms, international businesses and financial services companies in a huge variety of domestic and cross-border corporate and financing transactions.”

The company’s press release describing this transaction is available here.